Biking to Academic Success: A Study on a Bike Desk Implementation at an Academic Library Institutional Repository Document uri icon

abstract

  • © 2019, © 2019 The Author(s). Published with license by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. Sedentary behavior has increased over the last several decades, and this has led to major life-threatening health issues. Texas A&M University Libraries has introduced an innovative idea in three of their buildings. This case study highlights the implementation of Bike Desks at an academic library while offering strategies for other libraries wishing to replicate this project, and analyzes data from a user survey. The survey explored student experiences, including perceived satisfaction and any perceived gains in study habits while using the Bike Desk.

altmetric score

  • 8.7

author list (cited authors)

  • Hoppenfeld, J., Graves, S. J., Sewell, R. R., & Halling, T. D.

citation count

  • 2

publication date

  • April 2019